Appetizers

Cucumber Cups with Hummus

Cucumber Cups with Hummus

These are a go-to appetizer of mine. They look pretty fancy (am I right?) and they would be perfect before Thanksgiving dinner.

The hummus recipe is one that I learned in school so I can’t take credit for it, but it is seriously the most amazing hummus recipe I have come across. There are a few additional steps but they are worth it.

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Whipped Feta Dip with Fresh Herbs

Whipped Feta Dip with Fresh Herbs

New camera… feeling like a boss.

Now let’s make some feta dip, amigos.

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Fresh Spring Rolls with Pea Shoots, Radishes and Vegan Green Goddess Dipping Sauce

Fresh Spring Rolls with Pea Shoots, Radishes and Vegan Green Goddess Dipping Sauce

If there’s anything to get you inspired for a new recipe it’s a garden.

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Roasted Red Pepper Dip (and How to Roast Peppers)

Roasted Red Pepper Dip (and How to Roast Peppers)

This Mediterranean style Roasted Red Pepper Dip is my play on Muhammara, a dip that is found mostly in Syria which has pomegranate molasses and aleppo peppers. I simplify it a little, and use toasted walnuts, garlic and cayenne pepper.

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Toum

Lebanese Garlic Dip (Toum)

I love making this dip for a few reasons: 1) I have a love affair with garlic 2) I feel magical when I make it.

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Super Crispy Chicken Bites (Gluten-Free)

Super Crispy Chicken Bites (Gluten-Free)

I don’t eat gluten free and I still cook my chicken this way. It’s because of the 2 secret ingredients that make these babies super crunchy.

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Endive Boats with Bacon, Walnuts, Cranberries & Gorgonzola

Endive Boats with Bacon, Walnuts, Cranberries & Gorgonzola

This is a perfect Thanksgiving appetizer.

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Italian Chickpea Salad

Italian Chickpea Salad

I spent today at jury duty.

If that wasn’t already bad enough… they played Marley & Me in the waiting room.

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